Celebrate the 2018 FIFA World Cup with an Outfit from Each Participating Country

Because the World Cup celebrates fashion and culture too!
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The 2018 FIFA World Cup just kicked off today and I am BEYOND excited! As a Brazilian, a love of soccer is in my genes and my entire country stops to celebrate this amazing competition. While the soccer of course takes the center stage, the event is also a celebration of the amazing cultures and people who make up each of the participating countries. 

While Russia, the host country, will take center stage, I think it's important that all countries have some time in the spotlight! For this reason, I've created a different fashionable outfit for all 32 nations competing in the 2018 FIFA World Cup! Doesn't matter what team you're rooting for, you'll have a stylish look to wear when cheering them on!

P.S. This article will also give you a brief history of each team's involvement in the World Cup. So when you watch the games you'll not only look fabulous but also know your stuff about your team of choice.

(Also, don't worry if you forget how many times each team has won the World Cup, just check out the number of stars they have on their logo.)

Argentina

Light blue skirt, bag, bracelet, heels and makeup palette, white top and sunglasses.

Products: Bracelet - Joaillerie Daisy (Etsy), Top - A New Day (Target), Sunglasses - Largemouth (Amazon), Bag - Forever 21, Eyeshadow Palette - Gade Cosmetics, Skirt - The Label Life, Heels - Premier Standard (Amazon)

Argentina has had a successful World Cup history. They've won 2 titles, in 1978 and 1986 respectively. Their most recent appearance in the finals was in 2014 when they played (and lost) against Germany.

This team has appeared 16 times in the World Cup throughout the tournament's history and is currently placed 5th in the FIFA ranking. Argentina is home to the famous soccer players Maradona and Messi! 

Australia

Yellow romper, sunglasses and bag, green shoes, nail polish and earrings

Products: Romper - Lulu's, Nail Polish - Essie, Handbag - Colette Hayman, Earrings - Dana Buchman (Kohl's), Heels - ASOS, Sunglasses - Privé Revaux 

Australia has played in the World Cup four times. They've never made it to the finals or won a title but they have a very passionate group of fans! Australia is currently placed 40th in FIFA's official ranking. 

Belgium

World Cup outfit inspired by Belgium: Black jeans, white lace-up cami, red flats, red lipstick, heart perfume, gold bag

Products: Jeans - Topshop, Flats - Sam Edelman (Amazon), Tank - WAYF (Nordstrom), Bag - Rebecca Minkoff (Pink Orchard), Perfume - Diesel (Amazon),  Lipstick - Smashbox (Sephora)

Belgium has had 12 appearances in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. Belgium is, however, currently placed 3rd in FIFA's official ranking which provides hope for a successful run in this year's competition. They are receiving lots of buzz right now and will probably appear in the final on many of your friends' brackets.

Brazil

Yellow maxi dress and eyeshadow, green clutch and sunglasses, blue necklace and espadrilles

Products: Sunglasses - Privé Revaux (Nordstrom), Espadrilles - Michael Kors (6pm), Dress - Silver Bloom (ASOS), Necklace - Shamelessly Sparkly, Eyeshadow - NYX, Clutch - Topshop (Nordstrom)

I may be biased, but I'll say it anyway: Brazil is the king of soccer! 

Brazil currently holds the record for most World Cup victories in history; they've won an impressive FIVE times (in 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and most recently in 2002). They also hosted the last World Cup in 2014. Some of the greatest soccer legends also come from Brazil including Pelé and Neymar! 

Throughout the history of the competition Brazil has appeared 20 times and is currently placed 2nd in the FIFA ranking. This is definitely a team that you'll want to be watching this year, no matter who you're rooting for.

This look also gives us the chance to rock yellow, which as we know is trending big this summer. After all, yellow is the official color of 2018!

Colombia

Yellow skirt, red top, clutch and shoes, black sunglasses and bracelet.

Products: Clutch - Lui Sui (Amazon), Top - Topshop, Bracelets - Tag Twenty Two, Sunglasses - Target, Shoes - Toms (DSW), Skirt - Urban Outfitters

Colombia has had five appearances in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. The team is currently placed 16th in FIFA's official ranking. They made it into the competition on the final match day with a 1-1 draw against Peru. Needless to say, it was a very close game and they're very excited to have qualified!

Costa Rica

Red pants, lipstick and nail polish, blue top, sneakers and bag.

Products: Pants - Topshop, Bag - Solene (Amazon), Lipstick - Revlon, Shoes - Converse (ASOS), Nail Polish - opi, Top - Lulu's

Costa Rica has had four appearances in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. The team is currently placed 25th in FIFA's official ranking. They automatically qualified by claiming one of the spots from the CONCACAF region.

Even though the USA didn't qualify for the World Cup this year, this Costa Rica look is a great red white and blue outfit you might want to try with the 4th of July approaching!

Croatia

Red and white skirt, red blush and sandals, white top and perfume, blue bag.

Products: Perfume - Jo Malone (Sephora), Top - Forever 21, Handbag - Aldo (Zappos), Sandals - Patrizia Pepe (Century 21), Skirt - Cruel Candy (Etsy), Blush - Nars

Croatia has had four appearances in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. The team is currently placed 18th in FIFA's official ranking. They qualified for the competition in the playoffs by knocking Greece out of the running and claiming their spot. 

Denmark

Red dress, eyeshadow, lipstick and headband, white bag and heels.

Products: Headband - Love Sweety (Amazon), Bag - Michael Kors (Macy's), Blush - La Femme (Makeup Mania), Heels - ASOS, Dress - Topshop, Lipstick - elf

Denmark has had four appearances in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. The team is currently placed 12th in FIFA's official ranking. While Denmark didn't qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, their 5-1 victory over Ireland in the playoffs secured them a spot in Russia this summer!

Egypt

FIFA World Cup outfit inspired by Egypt - Floral romper, lace-up flats, straw bag, eyeshadow palette, Hot Stuff phone case, sunglasses

Products: Phone Case - Kate Spade, Flats - Sam Edelman (Amazon), Bag - DOKOT (Amazon), Sunglasses - Anthropologie, Romper - ASOS, Eyeshadow Palette - BYS (Amazon)

Egypt has had two appearances in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. The team is currently placed 46th in FIFA's official ranking. This is a BIG year for Egypt since it's the first time they've made the World Cup in 28 years!

England

Red sunglasses and lipstick, blue dress, white heels, pearls and perfume and British flag clutch.

Products: Clutch - Tinksky (Amazon), Perfume - Burberry (Sephora), Dress - Mango, Heels - Charlotte Russe, Pearls - Helens Collection (Etsy), Lipstick - Maybelline, Sunglasses - Shades Daddy

England has had 14 appearances in the World Cup and currently holds one title. They won their title against West Germany in 1966 at a game held in Wembley Stadium, London. It was a very special game as they won their championship on home turf! England is currently placed 14th in FIFA's official ranking. 

France

FIFA World Cup fashion: Outfit inspired by France with blue maxi dress, red sandals, blue nail polish, white sunglasses, french bulldog phone case, bracelets, and pardon my french clutch

Products: Nail Polish - Essie, Bracelet - Yission (Amazon), Sandals - Sam Edelman, Dress - Lulu's, Clutch - Chou Chic, Sunglasses - Wyeth, Phone Case - Society 6

France has had 14 appearances in the World Cup and currently holds one title. They won their title against Brazil in 1998 at a game held in Stade de France, Paris. As with England, France won their title on home turf, making it extra special! France is currently placed 7th in FIFA's official ranking. 

Germany

White dress, phone case and espadrilles, yellow perfume and earrings, red bag and sunglasses.

Products: Earrings - Carfeny (Amazon), Dress - Keeratika (Etsy), Phone Case - Authentic Soccer, Perfume - Versace (Sephora), Bag - Marks and Spencer, Espadrilles - Pretty Little Thing (ASOS), Sunglasses - Izipizi

This could be a historic year for Germany. While Brazil has the most World Cup victories, Germany has the most appearances in the finals (6). They have had 18 appearances in the World Cup and currently hold four titles (1954, 1974, 1990 and 2002). They are currently placed FIRST in FIFA's official ranking. 

If Germany wins this year they will tie with Brazil for having the most World Cup victories (5). They would also hold the record for having the most appearances in the finals (7). Germany has the chance to make history this year.

Iceland

Blue dress, hair ribbon and perfume, red espadrilles and lipgloss, straw clutch and white powder.

Products: Setting Powder - NARS, Espadrilles - Patricia Green (Nordstrom Rack), Dress - Lulu's, Perfume - Ralph Lauren (Amazon), Lipgloss - Physicians Formula (CVS), Hair Scarf - Francesca's, Clutch - Target

Iceland has had zero appearances in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. This will be their first time every playing in the competition which is a very exciting moment for them! The team is currently placed 22nd in FIFA's official ranking. Best wishes to Iceland as they start their World Cup career. 

Iran

Green skirt, white top and scarf, black clutch and heels, red phone case and headband.

Products: Skirt - Face N Face (Amazon), Top - American Eagle, Headband - Bella Headbands (Etsy), Scarf - Target, Heels - Nine West (Century 21), Clutch - Ted Baker (Nordstrom), Phone Case - Kate Spade (Amazon)

Iran has had four appearances in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. The team is currently placed 36th in FIFA's official ranking. They've never made it out of the first stage of the World Cup so here is hoping they'll make history this year.

Japan

FIFA World Cup outfit inspired by Japan: Blue dress, red lipstick, glitter eyeshadow, gold sandals, blue flower crown, red clutch

Products: Bracelets - Simply Vera Wang (Kohl's), Clutch - Rebecca Minkoff (Neiman Marcus), Eyeshadow - Sephora, Phone Case - Kate Spade (Best Buy), Sandals - Sam Edelman, Lipstick - elf, Dress - Lulu's, Headband - Zandra Rose Designs (Etsy)

Japan has had five appearances in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. The team is currently placed 60th in FIFA's official ranking. They scored a spot in the 2018 World Cup after their 2-0 win against Australia.

Korea Republic

World Cup outfit inspired by Korea: Red top, blue crossbody bag, white shorts, silver Adidas superstars, red nail polish, striped phone case, red scarf

Products: Phone Case - Kate Spade (Amazon), Bag - Mossimo Supply Co. (Target), Shorts - J.Crew, Top - Free People (Nordstrom), Shoes - Adidas (Amazon), Scarf - Halogen (Nordstrom), Nail Polish - Essie, Compact Mirror - Amazon

Korea has had nine appearances in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. The team is currently placed 57th in FIFA's official ranking. Their first game will be on June 18th against Sweden!

Mexico

Green jumpsuit and scarf, red heels and lipgloss, white bag, silver bracelet.

Products: Bracelet - Melinda Maria (Nordstrom Rack), Jumpsuit - Forever 21, Lipgloss - Lime Crime, Bag - The Sak (Dillard's), Heels - Jessica Simpson (6pm), Scarf - MolVee (Amazon)

Mexico has had 15 appearances in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. The team is currently placed 15th in FIFA's official ranking. Despite having a history of being a strong soccer team, the farthest Mexico has ever made it in the World Cup has been the quarter finals! Their star player is Javier Hernandez who is the country's all-time leading goal scorer. 

Morocco 

Red dress and perfume, green bag, black heels, gold nail polish and headband.

Products: Nail Polish - Essie, Bag - Target, Heels - Madden Girl (Macy's), Headband - Be Something New (Etsy), Dress - Modcloth, Perfume - Bath and Body Works (Amazon)

Morocco has had four appearances in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. The team is currently placed 41st in FIFA's official ranking. This is their first appearance in the World Cup since 1998 where their only victory was against Scotland. They're very excited to have qualified this year!

Nigeria

White dress, headband, nail polish and setting powder, green heels, bag and perfume.

Products: Handbag - Ana Lublin (Amazon), Headband - MacKSwank (Etsy), Nail Polish - Essie, Perfume - Bath and Body Works, Dress - Lily Boutique, Heels - Catherine Malandrino (Nordstrom Rack), Setting Powder - elf

Nigeria has had five appearances in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. The team is currently placed 48th in FIFA's official ranking. Nigeria played in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil but has never made it past the Round of 16. Best of luck to them this year!

Panama

Panama world cup outfit with navy blue lace romper, white shoes, brown bag, red beaded bracelet, red lipstick

Products: Perfume - Secret Perfumes (Amazon), Shoes - Steve Madden (Macy's), Lipstick - Bite Beauty (Sephora), Bag - Kate & Alex (DSW), Romper - Design Lab (Lord & Taylor), Bracelet - Skywater Studio (Etsy)

Panama has had zero appearances in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. This is the first time they'll ever be making an appearance in the competition. Needless to say, it's a very exciting and historic time for them! Panama is currently placed 55th in FIFA's official ranking.  

Peru

World Cup fashion: Outfit inspired by Peru with white jeans, striped white top, red scarf, gold glitter flats, beige bag, heart phone case

Products: Scarf - Ohayomi (Amazon), Bag - Steve Madden (Zappos), Phone Case - Arla Laser Works, Top - Free People (Nordstrom), Jeans - H&M, Flats - Kate Spade (Amazon)

Peru has had four appearances in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. The team is currently placed 11th in FIFA's official ranking. Peru hasn't played in the World Cup since 1982 so they're very excited to be back! They have never made it past the quarter finals but since they're ranked highly this year they might have a shot at making history.

Poland

Red dress and earrings, white nail polish and bracelet, gold bag and heels.

Products: Dress - Red Dress Boutique, Bracelet - Belle de Mer (Macy's), Handbag - Ana Lublin (Amazon), Nail Polish - Essie, Heels - Chelsea Crew (Modcloth), Earrings - Macy's

Poland has had seven appearances in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. The team is currently placed 7th in FIFA's official ranking. Despite never making it to the finals, Poland has finished in 3rd place twice (1974 and 1982). Poland last appeared in the World Cup in 2006 and has high hopes for this year. 

Portugal

World Cup fashion: Outfit inspired by Portugal with red ruffle dress, black sunglasses, black lace up heels, gold clutch, gold earrings

Products: Clutch - Jessica McClintock (Zappos), Bracelet - Kendra Scott (Nordstrom), Earrings - Macy's, Blush - MAC, Dress - Lulu's, Heels - Vince Camuto (Nordstrom), Sunglasses - Ray-Ban (Net-a-Porter)

Portugal has had six appearances in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. The team is currently placed 4th in FIFA's official ranking. They are known for their star player Cristiano Ronaldo. Despite never making it to the finals, Portugal has had one third and one fourth place finishing. Due to its high ranking, this might be Portugal's year to make it to the finals! 

Russia

Red skirt, heels bag and sunglasses, white perfume and top.

Products: Sunglasses - Urban Outfitters, Heels - Lulu's, Perfume - Bvlgari (Amazon), Top - Lulu's, Bag - A New Day (Target), Skirt - Topshop

Russia has had ten appearances in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. The team is currently placed 70th in FIFA's official ranking. Despite never making it to the finals, Russia played in the 1966 semi-finals (they were the Soviet Union at the time) and lost to Germany (who was then West Germany). They are the host nation this year so they will have the chance to share their history and culture with the world (and they're already off to a great start with a 5-0 win against Saudi Arabia). It's a very big year for Russia!

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia world cup inspired outfit: White espadrilles, green romper, green and gold earrings, green nail polish, white bag

Products: Lip Tonic - Sister & Co (ASOS), Earrings - Kendra Scott (Nordstrom), Handbag - Aldo (Zappos), Nail Polish - Essie, Shoes - Soludos (Nordstrom), Romper - Missguided

Saudi Arabia has had four appearances in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. The team is currently placed 67th in FIFA's official ranking. The farthest they've made it in the competition is the Round of 16 back in 1994. They last appeared in the World Cup in 2006 and are very excited to be back!

Senegal

World Cup 2018 outfit inspired by Senegal: Yellow crop top, striped ruffle skirt, green flip flops, yellow purse, green nail polish, yellow sunglasses

Products: Skirt - Missguided (ASOS), Perfume - Givenchy (Sephora), Sunglasses - Qing Fan (Amazon), Nail Polish - Essie, Handbag - Lulu's, Sandals - LC Lauren Conrad (Kohl's), Top - Forever 21

Senegal has had one appearance in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. The team is currently placed 27th in FIFA's official ranking. Senegal played in the 2002 World Cup and made it to the quarter finals! Though they haven't played in many World Cups they did extremely well in the one they attended. 

Serbia

Red dress, watch and sunglasses, gold bag, necklace and heels.

Products: Watch - Peugeot (Amazon), Heels - Jessica Simpson (DSW), Dress - Miss Selfridge, Necklace - Kate Spade, Sunglasses - Polaroid, Bag - Michael Kors (Macy's)

Serbia has had 11 appearances in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. The team is currently placed 34th in FIFA's official ranking. Serbia has had two appearances in the semi-finals (1930 and 1962) and won 4th place both times! Before the breakup of the USSR, their team also included Yugoslavia and Montenegro. They last played in the 2010 World Cup.

Spain

Fifa World Cup fashion - outfit inspired by Spain with red ruffle blouse, ripped denim shorts, gold sandals, tassel earrings, gold bangle, red nail polish, woven crossbody bag

Products: Top - Bardot (Bloomingdales), Shorts - H&M, Clutch - Free People, Earrings - Baublebar (Nordstrom), Bracelet - Kate Spade, Nail Polish - Essie, Sandals - Jack Rogers (Amazon)

Spain has had 14 appearances in the World Cup and currently holds one title. The team is currently ranked 10th in FIFA's official ranking. Spain won their title against the Netherlands in 2010. They have also had two appearances in the semi-finals. 

Their star player this year is Sergio Ramos who is the second most capped player in Spain's history (after Iker Cassilas). They are an incredibly talented team with much promise this year!

Sweden

Yellow dress, shawl and heels. Blue clutch, watch and nail polish.

Products: Clutch - INC International Concepts (Macy's), Heels - Pretty Little Thing, Nail Polish - Essie, Dress - Missguided, Watch - Anne Klein (Amazon), Shawl - Alics Store (Etsy)

Sweden has had 11 appearances in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. The team is currently placed 24th in FIFA's official ranking. Sweden played in the 2006 World Cup. They made it to the 1958 finals but ultimately lost to Brazil.

Switzerland

FIFA World Cup outfit inspired by Switzerland: Red cropped flare jeans, white ruffle top, red mules, white clutch, red watch

Products: Jeans - H&M, Flats - Catherine Malandrino (Nordstrom Rack), Watch - Duke Nicle (Amazon), Clutch - Topshop, Heels - Candie's (Kohl's), Top - H&M

Switzerland has had 10 appearances in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. The team is currently placed 6th in FIFA's official ranking. Despite never making it to the semis or finals, Switzerland has had three appearances in the quarter-finals (1934, 1938, 1954). Though most of their victories occurred years ago, their high ranking shows that Switzerland may do very well this year! 

Tunisia

Red scarf, bag and heels, white watch, dress and nail polish.

Products: Nail Polish - Essie, Bag - Forever 21, Dress - Lulu's, Scarf - Ralph Lauren (Macy's), Watch - Wristology (Amazon), Heels - Indigo SD (DSW)

Tunisia has had four appearances in the World Cup and currently holds no titles. The team is currently placed 21st in FIFA's official ranking. Despite having played in the World Cup four times so far, they have never made it past the Group Stage. We're wishing them the best of luck this year!

Uruguay 

World Cup outfit inspired by Uruguay: Light blue ruffle dress, white leather slide sandals, light blue purse, light blue watch, white sunglasses

Products: Dress - AQUA by Bloomingdales, Sunglasses - Le Specs (Nordstrom), Watch - Wishta (Amazon), Sandals - Treasure & Bond (Nordstrom), Bag - Aldo (Amazon)

Uruguay has had 12 appearances in the World Cup and currently holds two titles. They won their titles in 1930 and 1950. The 1930 win was special for two reasons: It was the first World Cup ever played and was held in Uruguay so their victory was on home turf! Uruguay is currently placed 14th in FIFA's official ranking. They've won both finals they've appeared in and been in five semi-finals!

No matter who you're cheering for, the 2018 FIFA World Cup will be an amazing event!

Which outfits were your favorites? Who are you cheering for? Who do you predict will win the World Cup this year? Do you have a favorite player? Start the convo below!

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